|Winery:||Jericho Canyon Vineyard|
|Region:||USA » California » Napa|
Jericho Canyon Vineyard
In the 1980s, we moved from the Bay Area to Calistoga after we purchased a small ranch in Jericho Canyon at the base of Mt. St. Helena. It took less than a minute to know that this ranch was what we had been looking for the previous three years: it had a creek filled with tadpoles and water skeeters, a 100 year old farm house, a pond shaded by gorgeous oak trees, a stupendous view of the Palisades and Mt. St. Helena, and meadows dotted with wild flowers. We knew without a doubt that this was the place to raise our children. Originally given in a land grant to a veteran of the Civil War as payment for his services, the ranch is situated along the road to the old Silverado Mine, a spot made famous by Robert Lewis Stevenson in his book Silverado Squatters. The property had been used as a cattle ranch since the 1930s, but it showed evidence of a pre-Prohibition vineyard alongside of Jericho Creek. We replanted the old vineyard and extended it up the canyon, terracing extensively due to the steepness of Read more »
A wonderful dry, spicy, fruit-rich, intense and harmonious effort with power and balance. An opulent nose brings dark fruits, cloves and peppery spices in a medley of nicely blended aromas. The palate is beautifully dry without losing a rich dark fru...
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Varietals Produced by Jericho Canyon Vineyard View all
History of the grape: References to it in the Loire region of France date as far back as the mid 12th century. But it...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
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A wonderful dry, spicy, fruit-rich, intense and harmonious effort with power and balance. An opulent nose brings dark fruits, cloves and peppery spices in a medley of nicely blended aromas. The palate is beautifully dry without losing a rich dark fruit center of blackberry and currant, surrounded by a bowl of earthy minerality. Spicy pepper o... Read More
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